Iron Rich

Suggested Uses For Iron~Rich

Lawns
Iron~Rich by Richlawn is a great supplement to any lawn fertilizing program. It will stimulate growth, turn yellowing lawns green, improve your soil structure, and increase the general health of your turf.

Flowers, Vegetables and Perennials
Use Iron~Rich to supplement feeding of all of your plants, providing the plant with the necessary nutrient – iron – promoting dark, lush, green foliage.

Trees and Shrubs
Use Iron~Rich around your trees and shrubs to prevent chlorosis, (yellowing of the foliage), promote growth, and increase the overall health of your plant.

Recommended Application Amounts and Dates:

Lawns

Amount to Apply:

Set spreader approximately 1/3 open (Example: settings from 0-10, set between #3 and #4, settings A-Z, set at I).
For heavier applications set spreader 1/2 open (Example: settings 0-10 set at 5, settings A-Z,set at M).

Bags of Iron~Rich Area Total Coverage Area
1 50′x100′ 5,000 sq. ft.
2 100′x100′ 10,000 sq. ft.

Dates to Apply:

  • Ideally apply approximately two weeks before regular fertilization.
  • Apply when grass is dry.
  • Apply Iron~Rich as a part of your Pro-Rich or Richlawn Fertilizer program in July.
  • Iron~Rich may be applied anytime of year from April through October as a supplement to any fertilizer program.
  • Apply Iron~Rich anytime your lawn begins to lose its green color throughout the growing season.
  • Water thoroughly and deeply after application to activate nutrients.

Flowers, Vegetables, and Perennials

Try Gro – Rich Garden Fertilizer for regular feeding of your vegetable and flowering plants.

Amount of Iron~Rich Comments
2-3 lbs./100 sq.ft.

Apply evenly and work into the top 6″ of the soil. Water.

Dates to Apply:

  • Apply when planting.
  • If no other fertilizer is used, apply monthly throughout the growing season.

Roses, Azaleas, Camellias and Rhododendrons

Amount Of Iron~Rich Comments
¼-½ lb./plant

Work lightly into
the soil and water thoroughly.

Dates to Apply:

  • Apply when planting.
  • If no other fertilizer is used, apply monthly throughout the growing season.

Evergreens, Trees and Shrubs

Amount to Apply:
Small to medium size:
Spread around the area beneath the outer edge of branches and work inward to within one foot of the trunk.
Gently mix with the top layer of soil.
Water thoroughly.

Amount of Iron~Rich
1 lb./plant

Large Established Trees, Shrubs and Evergreens

Spread around the area beneath the outer edge of branches and work inward to within one foot of the trunk.
Gently mix with the top layer of soil.
Water thoroughly.

Amount of Iron~Rich
3-4 lbs./plant

Dates to Apply:

  • Apply April through July monthly to established trees and shrubs.
  • Apply at planting time for new trees and shrubs.
  • Do not apply after September to trees and shrubs.

Benefits of Using Iron~Rich by Richlawn

Due to its unique organic base (Dehydrated Poultry Waste, commonly referred to as DPW) and iron content, using Iron~Rich you can expect the following results:

Lawns

  • Promotes dark, lush, green turf of your lawn. Non-burning formula.
  • Will turn yellowing lawns green.
  • Iron-Rich contains 10% Iron content as measured by the Colorado State Department of Agriculture.
  • Increases root growth and top growth of grass blades.
  • Appearance of new growth, as grass blades rhizome out and create new grass blades, thickening your turf.
  • Feeds your lawn organically with a 3-2-1 formula, with 10% Iron, and 5% Sulfur. Iron~Rich contains chelated Iron which is the form of Iron most readily available to plants.
  • Improves soil structure.

Iron~Rich provides the soil with organic matter which will:

  • Increase the fertility of the soil.
  • Make nutrients more available to plants.
  • Improve drainage of heavy clay soils.
  • Increase the moisture retention of the soil.

Iron~Rich will slowly release nutrients to your plants.

  • Helps neutralize alkaline soils (soils where the pH is above neutral).
  • Flowers, Vegetables, Perennials, Trees and Shrubs
  • Promotes darker, greener foliage
  • Increased root growth and foliage growth of plants
  • More vibrant colors in flowers
  • Better tasting, larger vegetables
  • More flowers. More fruit. More Vegetables.
  • Increases the availability of nutrients to your plants
  • Decreases chlorosis (yellowing of leaves due to lack of available iron)
  • Helps decrease the pH of alkaline soils.

More About Iron~Rich:

  • Iron~Rich is made with DPW, (Dehydrated Poultry Waste), therefore, contains organic matter which will provide the following benefits in comparison to conventional chemical fertilizers:
  • Improved soil structure – organic matter will help improve the condition of your soil by loosening heavy clay soils, or providing added moisture retention to sandy soils.
  • Iron~Rich is made with chelated iron, which is the form of iron most readily available to plants, resulting in decreased absorption time of the nutrient. (Iron content of Iron~Rich is 10%)
  • Iron~Rich has a nutrient analysis of 3-2-1, which will add growth and greening to your plant, whether it is a turf grass or a tomato plant
  • Iron~Rich also contains sulfur – 5% which helps lower the pH of your soil

Tips for Using Iron~Rich

  • Remember to sweep and blow Iron-Rich off of concrete after application to avoid staining. 
  • Water thoroughly after application to begin activating nutrients.

 

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